This year’s mining engineering graduates were recognized at the 36th annual Mining Awards Dinner April 28, 2018 at Marriott Griffin Gate Resort and Spa in Lexington, Kentucky.
On April 13, the University of Kentucky College of Engineering inducted six new members into its Hall of Distinction.
When you hear the word “entrepreneur,” who comes to mind? Perhaps Bill Gates, Oprah Winfrey or Jeff Bezos—billionaire geniuses whose ideas never miss? Bruce Walcott, professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and faculty advisor to the University of Kentucky Entrepreneurs Club, wants you to think of someone else: you.
The RescUKats, the University of Kentucky Mine Rescue Team, won the Spring 2018 Eastern Collegiate Mine Rescue Competition. The competition was hosted by the Ohio State Division of Mines at their training grounds in Cadiz, Ohio April 6-7.
Graduating engineering and computer science seniors and graduate students are invited to the Induction into the Profession Ceremony Saturday, May 5, 2018 at the Singletary Center for the Arts. Brunch at the Hilary J. Boone Center will immediately follow the conclusion of the program.
The University of Kentucky mining engineering team received first place at the Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (SME) annual student design competition held during the SME Annual Conference & Expo in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Department of Mining Engineering Professor Rick Honaker received the Mineral Industry Education Award from the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgy, and Petroleum Engineers (AIME) at the SME Conference & Expo in Minneapolis, Minnesota Feb. 24-28.
Nominated by the University Joint Committee on Honorary Degrees and approved by the University Senate, alumnus L. Stanley Pigman received an honorary degree at the 10 a.m. December Commencement Ceremony Friday, December 15.
University of Kentucky researchers have produced nearly pure rare earth concentrates from Kentucky coal using an environmentally-conscious and cost-effective process, a groundbreaking accomplishment in the energy industry.
Mining Engineering Professors Receive $2.1 Million Award to Advance Autonomous Underground Mining Systems
Three UK mining engineering professors have received a four-year, $2.19 million grant from the Alpha Foundation for the Improvement of Mine Safety and Health.